Event ID 34098 — RRAS DHCPv6 Relay Agent Enabling

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

The DHCPv6 Relay Agent is a Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP) relay agent that relays Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) messages between DHCP clients and DHCP servers on different IP networks. For each IP network segment that contains DHCP clients, either a DHCP server or a computer acting as a DHCPv6 Relay Agent must be enabled.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 34098
Source: Microsoft-Windows-RasRoutingProtocols-dhcpv6r
Version: 6.0
Message: DHCPV6R was unable to allocate memory from its heap. The data is the error code.


Check memory status or restart the computer

Possible resolutions:

  • This computer might be low on memory. For more information, see the "Check memory usage on the server" section.
  • Restart the computer.

Check memory usage on the server

To check memory usage on the remote access server:

  1. On the remote access server, click Start, click Run, type taskmgr, and then click OK.
  2. In the Windows Task Manager dialog box, click the Performance tab.
  3. Under Physical Memory, check the remote access server's memory usage.
  4. If necessary, free up available memory by ending non-essential applications or processes.


To verify that the DHCPv6 Relay Agent is working:

From the router with the DHCPv6 Relay Agent enabled, use the ping command to ping each of the DHCPv6 servers that are configured in the DHCPv6 Relay Agent dialog box on the remote access server.

RRAS DHCPv6 Relay Agent Enabling

Routing and Remote Access Service Infrastructure